Convicted teacher no longer in class

A math teacher has been removed from the classroom after the Corona-Norco school district came under fire for reinstating him following his conviction for battery of a 12-year-old female student. Thomas Bert Britain, 42, remains employed by the Corona-Norco Unified… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students leaving Clara Barton Elementary

Corona-Norco: School district may seek bond…

Voters in the Corona-Norco Unified School District next year may be asked to approve a bond measure to pay for campus improvements, increased school safety and technology upgrades. District board members held a study session on Friday, Nov. 15, and… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

students showing alternative logo designs

Coachella Valley High won’t cast off…

THERMAL — Coachella Valley High School will keep the “Arab” name, but the east valley school district will discuss revisions to the campus mascot with a national anti-discrimination group. During a special meeting of the school board Friday night, Coachella… Read full article at The Desert Sun

Menifee preschool class

NATIONAL: Early Childhood Bill Hailed

Elementary school principals and civil and human rights advocates were among those applauding the Strong Start for America’s Children Act, which would significantly expand access to early childhood education programs for lowincome children. U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa; Rep. George… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

afterschool program garden

Students in after-school program creating garden

Darleana McHenry has been involved with education for more than 30 years and knows what is needed for schoolchildren to be successful as they get older. She is the CEO and executive director of St. Carrie’s Center, a nonprofit she… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Michael Robles with parents

Player doesn’t let injury slow him…

Murrieta Valley High School senior Michael Robles didn’t let a football injury three years ago hamper his aspirations to achieve great things in the classroom and on the football field. He was recently named student of the month in addition… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

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School district honored for saving energy

The Riverside Unified School District is being recognized for achieving a 25 percent cost savings — more than $8.4 million gross savings and about $5 million net savings in 43 months — through a concerted effort to reduce energy costs.… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Arbuckle Elementary School

School board to discuss Arbuckle walking…

The Jurupa Unified school board will host a special study session to discuss safety concerns at Ina Arbuckle Elementary School in the Rubidoux area of Jurupa Valley. The session will take place at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Room… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Fremont Elementary students at factory

Students Tour Riverside Bottle Recycling Plant

Forty Fremont Elementary School students toured Riverside’s CarbonLITE Recycling plant on Tuesday, Nov. 12, joining thousands nationwide celebrating America Recycles Day throughout the week. Each had brought a plastic bottle to recycle at the sprawling plant, where they watched 25-foot-tall… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise